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Coding Fractures

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    Patient was seen in our ED for fx of ankle. Patient at that time was put in a walking boot. Our ED coded 99284. The hospital also owns the clinics. Patient comes in for f/u up fx from ED. Provider looks at ankle tells patient to keep elevated and re xray in two weeks. I can't see where this would be fx care. No manipulation was done and he came with a walking boot and left with the same walking boot. Would I just code a regular office charge?

    Nichole

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    If the hospital owns the clinic it will be post op care Cpt.99024 with Dx.v54.9.

    Tonya

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    But the ED only coded emergency care. No fracture care code was charged for in the ED.

    Nichole

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    I would just charge the E/M.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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